New Me

I smell
blood in the water
I see sharks
all around me
heartbroken, downtrodden
wandering in search of you
finding a way out of this labyrinth
the hope keeps burning
and the flickering flame
never meets its death
I’m crossing mountains
getting drenched in rivers
half drowned, gasping for breath
with a parched soul
and knees skinned
scraping my way out
digging the tunnel with my
bloody knuckles
dipped in blood and skin
frozen to the core
I don’t give up on me
descended from the warriors
I wear my scars with pride
everything is burning
around me
the ambers keep
piercing my foot, scarring me
I take the warm sensation
and rise like a phoenix
the ashes choke me
and blood in my eyes
shines in the night
like a beacon
thorns in my foot
will make a trail for the
lost souls behind me
with every ounce of fight
left in me
I’m running towards
a new me.

Photo by Rhett Wesley on Unsplash

This post is in response to the daily prompt Conversation

 

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27 thoughts on “New Me

  1. Hey,

    I’m working on my debut poetry book and preparing a mailing list. Would you like me to add your e-mail address please? If so, can you share it with me?

    I don’t plan to do it like hard core promotion, I will be e-mailing you privately not through any software.

    I will just inform you when it’s available and when there is some huge fluctuation in price (sale etc.), as on WordPress reader, posts get lost in stampede.

    I won’t be mailing you more than 4 to 5 times a year, and that’s max. Promise!

    And if you want it to share it privately you can do that through contact form on my blog.

    Thank you 🙂

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